1967 MG C

GT The Sir George Harriman C

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1967
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

COYS MG Live Festival Silverstone
Silverstone Circuit
Silverstone Nr. Towcester
Northampton
NN12 8TN
Saturday 11th July 2009
Registration Number: KOV 257F Chassis Number: GCD/122G
The MGC and GT had a short run, as they were the last to arrive at Britain’s 1960s sports car party and the first ones ushered out the door. By the mid-Sixties, British Motor Corporation had too many sports models for the number it was selling, and set about reorganizing the ranks.
The Austin-Healey Sprite had been cloned into an MG Midget twin at the start of the decade. Before long, the A-H 3000 was looking the odd man out at the Abingdon sports-car factory. This prompted a new project coded ADO51/ADO52 (ADO for Austin Drawing Office).
Its object was a successor for the "Big Healey,” which did not share body or chassis with any other BMC car. The plan was a six-cylinder derivative of the successful MGB to be sold in A-H (ADO51) and MG (ADO52) versions. But Donald Healey refused to have his name